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Inspired by Devon

A collection of short pieces contributed by our members on topics related to Devon that have inspired them. You can contribute too. Just email your piece to inspired@devonassoc.org.uk together with an optional photo. We...

Devon beetles – Carabidae

This is a test page for a proposed list of beetles found in Devon. CARABIDAE Note that the table can be sorted by clicking on any of the header entries. Distribution maps are available...

Devon beetles – families

This is a test page for a proposed list of beetles found in Devon. Family (with common name if there is one) No of Devon species Gyrinidae (Whirligig beetles) 9 Haliplidae (Crawling water beetles)...

Events news (updated 9 Nov 2020)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

From The Chair – No. 25: Autumn Walk

An ongoing series of short reports by written our Chair, Dr Sue Andrew, musing on current life in Devon. This follows on from Sue’s earlier series of reports made during walks from her Tavistock...

President’s Symposium 2020 – Conclusion

Concluding comments to the Symposium from our President Clare Broom   The video below is hosted on YouTube. Click the play icon in the centre to watch. Make sure your sound is turned on!...

Building a nature recovery network in Devon

A presentation by Harry Barton Part of our 2020 President’s Symposium. Harry Barton is the Chief Executive Officer of the Devon Wildlife Trust – an organisation he joined in October 2011, having spent the...

Battleground bred the Exmoor Society

A presentation by Rachel Thomas CBE DL DSc h.c. Part of our 2020 President’s Symposium. Rachel Thomas has been the Chairman of the Exmoor Society since 2003 and served as President of The Devonshire...

Restoring Nature for Public Benefit

A presentation by Rosie Hails MBE FRSB FRES Part of our 2020 President’s Symposium. Rosie Hails is Director of Nature and Science at the National Trust. She was formerly Director of Biodiversity and Ecosystem...